55 Best Monday Motivation Quotes to Start Your Productive Week

If you’re tired, feeling unmotivated, and just want some more inspiration to work more energetic for this coming week, then I have something that can help you.

I’ve put together some of the Monday motivation quotes to give you a boost of inspiration to start your week and maybe help you to find a change in perspective.

If you find any of them useful, you can write down in your journal or share them with your loved ones.

Here are the best Monday motivation quotes:

1. “When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love…”
– Marcus Aurelius

 

2. “Mondays are the start of the work week which offer new beginnings 52 times a year!“
– David Dweck

 

3. “You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.”
– George Lorimer

 

4. “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.”
– Wayne Dyer

 

5. “Your Monday morning thoughts set the tone for your whole week. See yourself getting stronger, and living a fulfilling, happier & healthier life.”
– Germany Kent

 

6. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.”
– Zig Ziglar

 

7. “Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.“
– Groucho Marx

 

8. “When you start to do the things that you truly love, it wouldn’t matter whether it is Monday or Friday; you would be so excited to wake up each morning to work on your passions.“
– Edmond Mbiaka

 

9. “People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.”
– Dale Carnegie

 

 

10. “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”
– Jim Rohn

 

11. “Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.”
– Albert Einstein

 

12. “Morning is an important time of day, because how you spend your morning can often tell you what kind of day you are going to have.”
– Lemony Snicket

 

13. “Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.”
– Dalai Lama

 

14. “The starting point of all achievement is desire.”
– Napoleon Hill

 

15. “I was thinking one day and I realized that if I just had somebody behind me all the way to motivate me I could make a big difference. Nobody came along like that so I just became that person for myself.”
– Unknown

 

16. “If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.”
– David Allen

 

17. “Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.”
– Brian Tracy

 

18. “Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.”
– Charles F. Kettering

 

19. “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”
– Brian Littrell

 

20. “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.”
– Henry Ford

 

 

21. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”
– Bruce Lee

 

22. “The only thing worse than starting something and failing … is not starting something.”
– Seth Godin

 

23. “Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.”
– Richard Branson

 

24. “For fast-acting relief, try slowing down. “
– Lily Tomlin

 

25. “There is more to life than increasing its speed.”
– Mahatma Gandhi

 

26. “It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.”
– Bruce Lee

 

27. “If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my ax.”
– Abraham Lincoln

 

28. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
– Mark Twain

 

29. “We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.”
– John Newton

 

30. “If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.”
– Olin Miller

 

 

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31. “Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.”
– Brian Tracy

 

 

32. “Follow effective actions with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.”
– Peter Drucker

 

33. “Don’t mistake activity with achievement.”
– John Wooden

 

34. “One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.”
– Bertrand Russell

 

35. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
– Arthur Ashe

 

36. “Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I’ll show you someone who has never achieved much.”
– Joan Collins

 

37. “If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you’ll die a lot of times.”
– Dean Smith

 

38. “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”
– Stephen King

 

39. “Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.”
– Stephen R. Covey

 

40. “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.”
– Maya Angelou

 

41. “If you genuinely want something, don’t wait for it – teach yourself to be impatient.”
– Gurbaksh Chahal

 

 

42. “It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop.”
– Confucius

 

43. “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.”
– Henry David Thoreau

 

44. “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.”
– Samuel Beckett

 

45. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”
– Conrad Hilton

 

46. “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”
– Neale Donald Walsh

 

47. “The past has no power over the present moment.”
– Eckhart Tolle

 

48. “Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.”
– Orison Swett Marden

 

49. “Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.”
– Mae Jemison

 

50. “When I’m old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say, ‘Wow, that was an adventure,’ not, ‘Wow, I sure felt safe.’”
– Tom Preston-Werner

 

51. “Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.”
– Francis Chan

 

 

52. “It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.”
– Robert H. Schuller

 

53. “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”
– Paulo Coelho

 

54. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
– Mark Twain

 

55. “A year from now you may wish you had started today.”
– Karen Lamb

 

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